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oh, you know, i love that guy. mm-hmm. [ male announcer ] these types of plans let you visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. and there are no networks. you do your push-ups today? prepare to be amazed. [ male announcer ] don't wait. call today to request your free decision guide and find the aarp medicare supplement plan to go the distance with you. go long. the president cancels talks with russia's president. what he is saying today. good afternoon. here's what people talking about today, the president saying no thank to one on one punishment with president putin in moscow. it was supposed to take place next
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month. >> the decision to scrap one on one talks marks the first time in decades an american president has called off the sit down with a russian leader. the country's decision to grant nsa leaker edward snowden temporarily asylum may have been the last draw. >> for putin his image is super power. what's the message when president obama spends a day and a half with the president of china and then says it doesn't make sense for me to go to moscow. >> the u.s. and russia have not been seeing eye to eye on a host of issues, including syria, missile defense and human rights. president obama's top national security advisors said one on one level talks would not be productive. >> we were not at the point in our progress on a number of these issues where a summit at the presidential level was the
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most constructive step. >> the obama administration says this is not a break in u.s. and russia relations. talks will continue just not at a presidential level. on friday john kerry and chuck hagel with meet with their russian counter parts. a huge fire at a airport in nairobi kenya is stranding does dozens of marylanders >> reporter: 10 volunteers were on their way to the airport to come home when the massive fire broke out. the flames and smoke destroyed most of the international terminal. international flights are now back in the air but the group could be delayed for days
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because of bag log. kay texans -- katie price was traveling there also. >> no one is hurt in the fire. is cause is still understood investigation. a howard county man convicted of killing his wife will learn his sentence today. robert jarrett was found guilty of second degree murder in the april. her body was found 21 years after she disappeared. he faces up to 30 years in prison. a baltimore county council committee approves a plan to give $107 million to the harbor point development. >> what do we want? >> development. >> what do we want? >> do -- development. >> these protestors were outside city hall. people were given a chance to speak to the committee. the measure goes for another vote on monday. another new e foundation to
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the harbor opens today. it's the largest reproduction of a pacific coral reef at the national aquarium here. jessica kartalija is live at the black reef exhibit. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon . you know, we really lucked out today. it's absolutely beautiful in here. i want to tell you to take a look at this. check out all these sharks. all these animals now in their new home here at black tip reef. a breathtaking exhibit of color, life and movement. just a crowd bright and early this morning for the ribbon cutting ceremony. the mayor floated into the shark invested waters on a boat to cut the ribbon along with the aquariums ceo. the 260,000 gallon tank is filled with
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coral. it represents the pacific reef. because living coral is so crucial to existence of sharks and fish and the turtle that's also in here, they needed to design rep ri cals. so they're all painted to look exactly like they would in the indo pacific. guests can get an up close and personal view of the exhibit. there's a new floor top out viewing window that allows everyone to get right up in there. >> black tip reef is the enhancements to the aquarium. it's just right to do it on our 32nd anniversary and show people the incredible showcase for coral reefs and the sharks that are there to protect them. >> reporter: now believe it or not the sharks have been here
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for about a year or so. they wanted to test everything out, make sure the sharks were okay and all the fish were healthy. as you can imagine, they can't just dump everybody in here. they have to get everyone used to each other. first the fish in with all the coral and then slowly they add the sharks in one by one. we'll have much more on that coming up today on wjz. don, we're going to check with you in just a little bit. first let's go to the weather guys. i have to tell you, it feels pretty humid in here and it feels very humid outside. >> well, i think you're right about that. it feels tropical. those sharks and all that reef will feel at home in town today. we are looking at a day where rain has moved through already. we had last night is strong system roll through the region. right now what we're left with while we don't have any rain immediately in the area, that rain is now in west virginia and moving in our direction, we do have cloud cover. those clouds come with dew points, some moisture out
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there and we'll talk about that, the dew point up around 71 degrees. feeling very tropical. 80 degrees at bwi, 08 83 elkton, 72 oakland. this is going to be lingering for a little bit. nobody knows that anymore than a man outside the black tip reef. outside to marty bass with the wjz mobile weather lab. >> reporter: thank you very much. good afternoon. this is like a bad day even in miami. it's that humid and the air is barely moving. we're at the wjz mobile weather lab. i want to show you conditions right out here outside of the aquarium. 64% humidity. here's the rub of the afternoon. as we take a look at the winds they're coming out of the southwest. we can chart gusts, we can chart direction. they are consistent and barely moving out of the southwest. that means an increased humidity level through the afternoon. that always means those showers that tim was talking about down to our
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southwest are on a beeline direct route for her. what's that mean for the rest of your afternoon? we got some big things going on. you've got jay-z tonight and justin timberlake. you have sonny landdrif. there's a lot going on besides everybody coming down to the aquarium. what does that mean? tim williams will have those details in our first warning weather significant meant. now back inside. >> reporter: all right . i have to get you to take a look at this. there are sing rays coming through. we've got sharks all over the place. i have to be honest and tell you a lot of the kids are talking about all the nemo's and dori's. so of course, this exhibit isn't just about the 20 sharks but the nemo. more on that in just a little bit. back to you guys in the studio. >> thank you very much. we can't believe how beautiful
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it looks on our monitors. i can't imagine what it look likes in person. the hurricane season is shaping up to be above normal with a possibility it could become active. it predicts 13 to 19 named storms. 6 to 9 will be hurricane with three to five becoming major hurricanes. there's been four named storms already. there's still more to come. there's three winning tickets in the $448 million powerball jackpot. two were sold in new jersey, another in minnesota. we have a second here winner sold in calvert county. someone purchased it at the fast stop. it's one of 4 million non-jackpot winners with prizeers totaling $69 million. make sure you check your tickets very closely. here's the winning numbers 5, 25, 30, 58
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and 59, the powerball 32. so far none of the winners have come forward. still to come, more drama at fort hood in the army trial of hassan. crash tests are out. which ones performed best? it's as humid as it can get, everyone is talking about it. don't miss your updated first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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it is cloudy and 80 degrees in. a military judge resumes the fort hood military trial. his attorneys said hassan is seeking the death penalty, something hassan denies. he has chosen to represent himself but he was given a team of attorneys for counseling. he's accused of hoping fire and killing 13 and injuries dozens more at ford hood. alex rodriguez's suspension will go into effect today.
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it's the longest non-lifetime suspension. he will be off until 2015. the major league players association appealed his suspension for using performance enhancing drugs. that case now goes to an arbitrator. in today's wjz consumer watch new crash test results today for small cars. six models earned poor or marginal rating. the sonic, cruz, beetle, sentra and soul and forte and civic. the civic was the best performer. this is the first time they were subjected to front crash tests in the front corner of the vehicles. still ahead, another cloudy day with a chance of showers. stick around for your updated first warning weather forecast. first let's take a look at today's midday stocks. after
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>> reporter: and welcome, everyone. jessica kartalija live here at the new black tip reef exhibit. the most popular place i have to say here in baltimore today. tim, what a hot day. great day to be inside.
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>> well, certainly. unless you're inside where jes sica with all the tropical air. it's definitely all a theme pretty much with that tropical reef down at the aquarium. right now 81 degrees with 71 your dew point. very, very humid, sticky and muggy out there. southwest wind as marty talked about is going to continue to bring in that warm humid air. temperature range 72 oakland to 84 at patapsco river. 79 annapolis and kent island, 81 columbia and rock hall, 80 bel air, 82 westminster. winds coming from from the southwest are going to bring temperatures up to at least our average, which is now 86, soon to be 85. coming in from that direction, most of our neighbors are in our range. cooler air to the northwest. we have a lot of disturbance around. we expect there's going to be a few ripples coming through here unfortunately this afternoon.
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there's a lot of activity this evening into tonight that could be the optimum times for the storms moving into tennessee, west virginia and into maryland. a front that's going to be rolling through here and stalling out is going to brings a chance for showers through the next several days as it will allow for several of these ripples to ride along it. that front is not going to clear out. there could be thunderstorms every afternoon at least for the next five days. marty will talk about that in the first warning weather forecast. 8:46 your next high tide. 86 degrees today. a couple of showers and thunderstorms later. over night's low around 72. partly cloudy skies, humid with thunderstorms around. 87 tomorrow, showers, heavy thunderstorms possibly in the afternoon. >> you could have left the word humid out. >> i could have. coming up on eyewitness
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let's check back in with the new black tip reef exhibit at the national aquarium. >> reporter: so many people. coming up tonight at 4:00 we will take you behind the scenes, everything that you need to know
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about black tip reef. we're also going to tell you about the three powerball winners somewhere in the u.s. none of them here in maryland unfortunately. of course, we'll have your complete weather forecast. that's all coming up this afternoon. for now a quick break, we'll check back with you li copd makes it hard to breathe... but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now i can help make this a great block party. ♪ [ male announcer ] advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator working together to help improve your lung function all day. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking advair.
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ask your doctor if including advair could help improve your lung function. [ male announcer ] advair diskus fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder. get your first prescription free >> reporter: welcome back. jessica kartalija hive at the live at the national aquarium downtown. check this out. this is part of
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the crew. they literally just went underwater in full scuba gear to swim around with the sharks. they're checking to make sure everything is good here at black tip reef. swimming around with the fish. of course, the 518 pound turtle down there. what an exciting day. everything is huge success. we're going to check in with marylanders marty bass with the wjz mobile weather lab outside the aquarium. how is it look oukt out there? >> reporter: it's interesting. a lot of folks are coming in specifically to see this exhibit. everybody is coming by the wjz mobile weather lab saying hi. they've come down to see an attraction at a venue they have been to. you have to be new and improved to keep the money flow going. a job well down by the national aquarium in baltimore. we know tomorrow we can have more disturbed weather
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after -- you know, it could be a rainy night in some locations. i think we're going to get this frontal boundary out of here by the latest late saturday. a little bit earlier, that would be a plus for us. today is probably going to start out gray and end with a nice sunset is. sunday, monday and tuesday come on down here and check out the new exhibit. the weather is going to be perfect. come to downtown or whatever you want to do here in baltimore, maryland. back to you, don. >> thank you very much. it looks neat down there . don't miss tonight's cbs prime time line up on wjz. at 10:00 it's elementary followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. the zit -- the -- smith
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sonian zoo has some new additions. they will not be exhibit exhibited for several months until they can bond further with their mom and get ready for all of us to stare at them. thank,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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